Fund Raising Online Art Auction for Lakes International Comic Art Festival announced

 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its an online fund-raising art auction will begin on 23rd November 2016. Included in this year's auction...

£400k boost for the North West’s coast

Grange over Sands Lido and the Pavillion theatre in Blackpool are amongst a number of projects in the   North West whose future is...

Lancashire’s Brockholes to feature on Easter Countryfile

Brockholes, Lancashire’s youngest nature reserve will feature on Countryfile on Easter Sunday. And viewers nationwide will get a treat as the reserve puts on a...

Tussauds plays homage to Corrie’s Hilda on her fiftieth anniversary

One of the best-loved characters in the history of the small screen, Coronation Street’s busy body Hilda Ogden celebrates her 50th anniversary since bursting...

Barking mad

A prototype of the first ever dog TV remote with extra-large buttons for clumsy paws has been created by experts, allowing dogs to control...

Spotted! A baby tapir born at Chester Zoo takes her first steps 

Keepers at Chester Zoo have announced the arrival of a rare Brazilian tapir. The female calf, which has not yet been named, was born early...

Blackpool names its new rollercoaster

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has today announced the name of its new £16.25 million rollercoaster – Icon. Revealed in a dramatic sizzle – a movie-style promotional...

£1.4 major conservation project for dozens of historic timber framed buildings in Northwich Town...

The go-ahead has been given for a £1.418m major conservation scheme to improve dozens of older timber framed buildings in Northwich town centre. The Heritage...

Vamps confirmed for Blackpool’s big switch on

Top British band, The Vamps, will headlineat Blackpool illuminations big switch on event with Bananarama, Jason Donovan and other vintage pop legends set...

80 million bacteria sealed with a kiss

As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10 second kiss, according to research published this week. The study, published in the...